Men of invention and industry
Phineas Pett, beginnings of English shipbuilding.--Francis Pettit Smith, practical introducer of the screw propeller.--John Harrison, inventor of the marine chronometer.--John Lombe, introducer of the silk industry into England.--William Murdock, his life and inventions.--Frederick Koenig, inventor of the steam-printing machine.--The Walters of the 'Times', invention of the Walter press.--William Clowes, book-printing by steam.--Charles Bianconi, a lesson of self-help in Ireland.--Industry in Ireland, through Connaught and Ulster to Belfast.--Harland, E. J. Ship-building in Belfast.--Astronomers and students in humble life, a new chapter in the 'Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties'
Publisher London : J. Murray
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Book contributor University of California Libraries
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This volume includes the story of the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, told by Mr. Harland himself.